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Old 06-28-2013, 08:25 PM
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Cool Console Vault Installed - Full Floor Console

Received the Console Vault today and decided to install in the 100+ degree Texas heat.

While ordering you can choose between 3 lock options, Barrel key, 3-digit combo, or 4-digit combo. For some reason I thought it said 4-digit digital combo, meaning without looking I could press the buttons in a specific order, open the safe, and shoot the crap out of you.

This is not the case, it's just an extra digit on a simple combination lock.

The unit is advertised as a simple install that takes 10-15 minutes. You simply set the combination (extremely easy) and set the unit into your console. It comes with 4 "self-tapping" screws that you screw into the ABS plastic of your console from within the vault.

Sounds easy. It's not. The "self-tapping" screws don't really tap themselves, rather, just move the plastic away. So my little brain thought - C-Clamp, more pressure for the screw to have against the plastic.

Nope.

So I pre-drilled the areas using the vault as a template after about 20 minutes of awkward bent wrist agonizing twisting.This made the install more plausible and "simple".

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Drill it like it owes you money.



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Profit!





Seems pretty secure. Enough space for important things like the VMDS
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I'm more interested in seeing what's going inside the vault. Gawd I love Texas! Nice job on the install. We need to get together and compare... notes. Yeah, that's it... notes. See you around town, Dood!
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thats awesome! whats the price tag on that? I doubt it fits the 13's though because we have that stupid business card holder in front that might get in the way
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thats awesome! whats the price tag on that? I doubt it fits the 13's though because we have that stupid business card holder in front that might get in the way
I hear they're working on one for the 13's.

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I'm more interested in seeing what's going inside the vault. Gawd I love Texas! Nice job on the install. We need to get together and compare... notes. Yeah, that's it... notes. See you around town, Dood!
We need to setup a bi-weekly meet at BJ's or something.
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That would be awesome. I'm not back in town until after the 4th. I'll PM you with my cell and we'll break some bread and discuss this meet.
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What are you planning on storing in there that you need a lock on it?

Just curious....
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Pistol, Radar Detector, misc, etc. Things that can be easily removed by shattering a window that are of a higher dollar value.


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Stocked, locked and ready to rock huh?

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Did I tell you how much I love Texas? More importantly, I love my neighbors who are ready to defend themselves and their family, and practice safe 2nd amendment rights. Thanks for sharing, RPM!
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